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December Weather and Diving

December 2017 - 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2008

December 2017 was not as nice as it can be. Especially the sun did not show itself as much as can be. All in all we had 16 really sunny days, 14 partially sunny days and 1 overcast days. The rain was about average, the temperature also about average. The sea however was quite chilly, and down to 27 degrees on occasion.

Also the wind was about average, all in all we had 12 days with a moderate or strong wind.
On 2 days we could not dive in the King Cruiser-Shark Point area, on 5 days we could no safely and comfortably reach Richelieu Rock and on 2 days we could not dive at the housereef. In 2016 on 1 day we were limited to Racha Yai and on 1 other day we could not dive at our housereef here in Kata Beach, in 2015 we could not dive in the Shark point area for 5 consecutive days, in 2014 we were on 1 day limited to Racha Yai, on 1 day we could besides Racha Yai also reach Phi Phi and on 1 day there was no diving possible in the Shark Point area and Koh Tachai and Richelieu Rock, in 2013 we could reach all divesites including our housereef here in Kata safely every day.

 Sun  2017  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009  2008
 Sunny days, dry  13  10  18  7  21  12  9  6  22  19
 Sunny days, rain in the evening  3  0  6  6  3  3  4  4  8  0
 Partially sunny/cloudy, dry  9  9  2  3  3  4  7  4  1  5
 Partially sunny/cloudy, rain in the evening  1  2  1  5  3  1  1  3  0  4
 Partially sunny/cloudy, some rain during the day  4  5  3  7  0  6  6  7  0  2
 Overcast days, dry  0  1  1  1  0  0  1  0  0  1
 Overcast days with rain in the evening  0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0
 Overcast days with some rain during the day  1  2  0  1  1  3  1  5  0  0
 Overcast, wet days  0  2  0  1  0  1  1  2  0  0
 Wind  2017  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009  2008
 Days without wind or with a slight breeze  19  21  20  15  17  22  19  23  16  28
 Days with a moderate or strong wind  12  10  11  16  14  9  12  8  15  3
 Temperature  2017  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009  2008
 Outside temperature (centigrade)  29-33  27-34  31-34  29-34  28-33  28-34  28-33  29-33  30-32  29-34
 Average temperature (centigrade)  31.7  31.8  32.4  31.8  32.0  31.1  31.1  30.1  31.0  31.0

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